Hacking the brain or brain hacking is a process of enhancing brainpower. It helps to improve fluidity of the mind, productivity, reasoning, memory and mood as well as energy. Lumosity is a part of brain hacking, which aims at the improvement of neuroplasticity.
Solving crosswords and playing cognitive games is a way of boosting your brain but other ways of boosting your brainpower is by consuming smart drugs or brain supplements.
Various nootropics can affect brain function and are a class of drugs developed by neuroscientists. These drugs help to improve neural functions. The word “nootropic” means mind turning. The first of these nootropics or smart drugs was Piracetam. Piracetam helps to improve memory and recalling power. It also helps to improve the learning capacity of the brain.
Some other members of the Racetam family are Oxiracetam, Aniracetam and Pramiracetam. Oxiracetam not only helps in boosting memory but is also considered to be logic booster. Aniracetam reduces anxiety and stress while Pramiracetam is developed version of piracetam. Alpha Brain is a nootropic stack which includes many different brain supplements in one single pill.
In case of beginners, a beneficial stack can include some of the supplements, mentioned below,
- Green tea
Stacking supplements is quite a beneficial and effective way. Stacking has been a common practice in the field of body building and weight training but this process has found its use in brain hacking, quite recently.
Nutraceuticals is another important class of drugs, which are useful for beginners. These supplements are synthesized in the body only, or can be derived from a biosynthetic, natural, and organic source like plants. This includes ALCAR which stands for Acetyl-L-Carnitine. It acts as a powerful anti-oxidant and cognitive enhancer.
Creatine powder which not only can be used in increasing physical strength but can also be used in improving memory and recalling power. It helps to improve brain function especially in those people who are vegetarians.
Stimulant type of supplements
Huperzine A is a brain supplement. It is a plant alkaloid and is being used by the Chinese for many centuries. It has many uses like reducing swelling, headaches and fever but it can also be used for improving or boosting memory. Modafinil and Adrafinil are two other types of brain stimulants which boost your memory and recalling power.
Thus, consuming brain supplements is an important way of carrying out brain hacking.